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Shut Up and Ski: Wipeouts, Shootouts and Blowouts on the Trail to the Olympic Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Murphy's Law meets the Olympic dream in this spirited account of the challenges, misadventures and injuries that beset the US Ski Team in one year leading up to the 1988 Olympic Games. Not-so-brave rookie downhill racer Olivia Sharp and her band of strong-willed yet woefully inexperienced teammates vie for coveted Olympic team spots while coping with a coach who wishes he could trade them all in.
Amazing Travel Experiences - 15 more stories from one world traveller hoping to provide little inspiration for your next travel adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 33,390. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Second Soul
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Michael Carmichael was a normal man—until the careening downward plunge of his life culminated in a near-fatal skiing accident. He should have died in the icy waterfall where he crashed, but he became the exception to the rule no being was ever meant to break. Now Michael is not quite a man, nor is he alive or dead. His image in the mirror is inexplicably, but undeniably, different.
World’s Biggest Fail & La Première Fois Que J’ai Skié
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Series: Kids Write Club - Gerald McShane, Book 70. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by 99 Series LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A new category of books launched by the 99 Series, LLC; children stories written by children. Kids books by kids, captures the heart and the imagination of a child. Through these books and the KWC™ literacy, anti-bullying, and other issues that affect our youth are told in their own words.
If I Die, Please Bring Cheesecake To My Funeral
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
In an effort to get in shape and rid herself of the insidious muffin top, Donloree Hoffman puts down the cheesecake and picks up a gym membership. Join in the crazy misadventures as she fights the battle of the bulge and barely lives to tell about it.
Death in a High Place
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
1921-- The War is over, alcohol is proscribed and women have the vote. Jane Blackthorn should be happy but the holidays are looming and the young widow has no desire to spend them with her matchmaking family. An invitation from an old college friends arrives to save her.
Whiteout: Lost In Aspen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Irreverent, poignant, and revealing, WHITEOUT is a meditation on wealth and the vain, glorious quest for paradise in Aspen, Colorado. Even as Ted Conover describes how he crashed Don Johnson’s Christmas party, or what it was like to sit in on the taping of John Denver’s holiday video, he is turning the lens of his craft upon himself and documenting his own seduction by the Aspen mystique.
Plummeting, Piste & Playing Possum (and other stories)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mashups
A collection of short stories all set in the outdoors, that range from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Martin's Imagination
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Imagination plays a very important role in reading. It helped Martin picture what he was reading. This makes reading fun. Martin is always looking for a new book to read.
Colorado/McPooch Mail-A-Tale:Comedy in Colorado
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Series: McPooch Mail-A-Tale, STATE. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by A. A. Randazzo. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / Other
Each "McPooch Mail-A-Tale" has an adventure and fun facts about a great state in the USA. Characters include J. Pierpont McPooch, the globe-trotting hound dog, his sassy sidekick, Trixie, and Big Bad Benny, the pirate cat, who is after McPooch's magic suitcase. Send a "postcard" on your travels or your home state to the special children in your life.